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Lost and Found: The Journey of Women at Midlife

by Liza Finlay

Both inspirational and informational, Lost and Found delivers masterful insights into

the developmental processes of aging, woven with personal stories, philosophical

quotes and self-discovery worksheets to...


Frozen Dreams: Psychodynamic Dimensions of Infertility and Assisted Reproduction

by Allison Rosen & Jay Rosen

Wedding up-to-date scientific information to an understanding of the emotional burdens and ethical dilemmas that inhere in reproductive medicine, Frozen Dreams: Psychodynamic Dimensions of Infertility and Assisted...


Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions: An Introduction and Guide

by Wenn Lawson & Carol Povey

Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults...


Understanding Brain Aging and Dementia: A Life Course Approach

by Lawrence J. Whalley

The life course method compares an individual’s long-life and late-life behaviors to gauge one’s mental decay. Arguing the life course approach is the best and simplest model for tracking mental development,...


Women's Wisdom: Pass It On!

by Kathleen Vestal Logan

We're on this life journey together, so let's share with each other as we strive to become wiser, more complete, women. Wouldn't it be lovely to have a "how to" manual for life? To have a personal, caring mentor...


Silver Linings:: What Five Ninety-Something Women Taught Me About Positive Aging

by Peggy Brown Bonsee

Role models are not just for the young. Professional life coach Peggy Bonsee believes they are just as important in later years as when we start out in life. This book profiles five "golden ladies" who inspired...


Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker & Martin J. Sliwinski

Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of...


Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 145

by Brian Schiff

This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative...


Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course

by Brian Schiff

This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative...


Great Myths of Aging

by Joan T. Erber & Lenore T. Szuchman

Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.

 

  • Reader-friendly structure...


Foreign Accent Syndromes: The stories people have to tell

by Jack Ryalls & Nick Miller

What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited?

Why does someone wake up doing this?

This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences...


Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults: Evidence for Practice

by Carla Martins

The first research-based book on the efficacy of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for older adults, presenting academics, students and professionals with robust new evidence to support MBSR's positive impact...


Working Memory and Ageing

by Robert H. Logie & Robin G. Morris

The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition...


The Baby Boomers Grow Up: Contemporary Perspectives on Midlife

by Susan Krauss Whitbourne & Sherry L. Willis

The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest...


Heart of Development, V. 1: Early and Middle Childhood

by Gordon Wheeler & Mark McConville

In these groundbreaking new collections, the reader will find an exciting, boad-ranging selection of work showing an array of applications of the Gestalt model to working with children, adolescents, and their...


Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

A comprehensive introduction to the psychology of ageing for non-specialists. It covers all the key issues, from definitions of ageing and life expectancy to the aspects of ageing that have the most impact on...


Family, Self, and Society: Toward A New Agenda for Family Research

by Philip A. Cowan, Dorothy Field & Donald A. Hansen

Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies...


Child Care in the 1990s: Trends and Consequences

by Alan Booth

Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed...


An Ecological Approach To the Study of Child Care: Family Day Care in Israel

by Miriam K. Rosenthal

A new type of childhood is experienced these days by many children in industrial societies that provide child care services. The studies summarized in this book stem from a conceptual model based on an ecological...


Aging and Skilled Performance: Advances in Theory and Applications

by Wendy A. Rogers, Arthur D. Fisk & Neff Walker

The term "skill" encompasses an array of topics and issues. For example, individuals are skilled in a variety of domains such as chess, typing, air traffic control, or knitting; researchers study skill in a...